Solving the SOA Paradox through Application Performance Monitoring

Enterprises are deploying SOAs to gain business flexibility and efficiency. However when it comes to ensuring superior performance this approach and the technologies that underpin it, pose special management challenges. The loose coupling of services offers clear benefits – such as better alignment between business and IT; however, the complexities …

The Software Factory

At Javapolis, Bruno Segers presented ‘The Software Factory’. This model allows a faster, cheaper and easier way to build software solutions. The term software factory is controversial. But think about it… No industry has experienced more innovation than the factory industries. On the contrary, the key to meeting demand is …

Usability and Software Architecture: The Forgotten Problems

January 26, 2007 lecture by Bonnie John for the Stanford University Human Computer Interaction Seminar (CS 547). Bonnie has teamed up with Len Bass to bring usability to the architecture design table as a “first-class citizen” on par with other quality attributes like performance, security, and modifiability; she presents their …